International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Social Science | Sri Lanka | Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016 | Rating: 7.1 / 10

The Role of Verses in Abhijnanasakuntala, Act I

Rev. Mawatagama Pemananda Thero

Abstract: Research Problem The knowledge of versification due to the lack of practice of prosody and metres and inability to taste them are rapidly changing, descending and deteriorating among the modern generation of literary community. Unawareness or the absence of clear awareness of the validity and the importance of verses in literary works and their contribution to literature and typical identity in literature may be one of the reasons for this. To change this condition a study where the role of verses are thoroughly concerned may be favorable. Aims and Objectives It appears in modern literary creations the attitude of the systematic use of verses gradually declines in greater speed. This condition is really a severe collapse in the field of literature. In this survey multi-states of the use of verses in the scope of drama are critically taken into consideration. Accordingly the objectives of this survey are to show the strength of use of verses, the importance of metres in versification and the necessity of verses in drama and also to make a new interest in using and tasting verses and at the same to make verse-lovers instead of verse-haters. Research Methodology Primary Source Study, Secondary Source Study, Use of Glossaries, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Magazines, Periodicals, Websites and etc. relevant to the Subject, Interviewing selected erudite scholars

Keywords: verse, metre, plot, symbolic factor, Abhijnaskuntala, Nyastra

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016,

Pages: 2099 - 2108

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